bind mounts in fstab

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jun 8 20:08:00 GMT 2015

On Jun  8 16:04, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at>> writes:
> > Easily reproducible, thank you.  I think I found the culprit.  mount(1)
> > always converts the mnt_fsname field to backslash notation.  That breaks
> > converting the bind mount from the expected POSIX notation to a valid
> > Win32 path.
> > 
> > I fixed mount(1) in git.  If you're set up to build Cygwin yourself, you
> > want to give the patch a try.  No new DLL, just call the new mount(1)
> > tool.  Otherwise I'll build a new snapshot today or tomorrow (I'm hacking
> > on something else right now).
> I had to repurpose the local disk space that the Cygwin build environment
> took up and haven't had time to move this to a server yet.  So I'll have to
> wait for the snapshot...

I uploaded a new developer snapshot.  Please give it a try:


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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